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Marriage equality in Minnesota is being well financed by progressive citizens, the AP reports: Minnesotans United for All Families, which opposes the proposed gay marriage ban, raised $3.1 million from January through mid-June of 2012 alone - easily dwarfing the $1.4 million gay marriage foe Minnesota for Marriage has received since it began raising funds in mid-2011.
In all, Minnesotans United has raised $4.6 million to defeat the ban. The group has spent about $3 million of that total, while Minnesota for Marriage has spent about $900,000 so far. Both groups submitted their fundraising totals June 26, the first in a series of election-year financial reporting deadlines for ballot measure campaigns.